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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Coming into the corners hot

In one of London's outer borroughs, firefighters are using bicycles -- not because they've decommissioned the big red trucks, but because bikes are better vehicles for checking on grassfires in the heaths and trashfires in the alleys.

"At first the officers were saying, 'Don't be stupid'. But then they said, 'I can see how this can work, what a good idea.'"

Apparently, they quickly changed their tune when they saw the hella paint jobs on those custom Hard Rocks...